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{Ramblings On} Indus Valley Civilization

Mohenjodaro_Sindh
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I love to read and study history — and what an enjoyable read this is! It’s been a while since we’ve studied the Indus Valley, but how beautiful.

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Mohenjodaro_Sindh

Excavated ruins of Mohenjo-daro with the Great Bath in the front

The Indus Valley Civilization was arguably the most ancient Indigenous civilization. The civilization came into existence during the late Bronze Age(Around 3,500 B.C. and declined around 1,400 B.C.). The main chunk of the civilization was strategically located between two massive rivers, the Indus and the Saraswati. That is why, the civilization is also sometimes called, the Indus-Saraswati civilization by some historians. The reason of this strategical location being that the architects of the civilization wanted to have the people of the cities to have full access to the sweet river water, both for drinking and irrigational purposes. At its peak, the civilization had roughly around four to five million population, stretching from modern day Punjab to the borders of the North-West frontier provinces, the borders of Afghanistan. It can be comfortably termed as one of the most ancient civilizations along…

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